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Rocky DEM and ANSYS FEA Coupling

Structural optimization of material handling equipment using Rocky DEM and ANSYS Workbench

For structural engineers working on equipment’s design, predictions of dynamic stresses induced on the equipment due to the bulk solids handling is critical. The coupling between Discrete Element Modelling (DEM) and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) allows the user to better understand the structure behavior subject to an accurate granular loading direct from Rocky.

Due to the seamless integration of Rocky DEM with ANSYS within Workbench allows for further parameterization of the design in SpaceClaim and optimization using DesignXplorer.

In this webinar, coupling approach for Rocky and ANSYS Structural will be addressed. The coupling methodology will be presented together with applications examples. Moreover, a complete structural optimization case will be presented to illustrate the analysis.

Free Registration 10 AM UTC    -    Free Registration 04 PM UTC


      - Bulk Material Loadings
      - Integration Workflow (Rocky DEM and ANSYS Workbench)
      - Examples of applications
      - Hands-on demonstration
      - Case study presentation

Location: Online

Duration: 1h

Wednesday, November 08th 2017

Register 10 AM UTC
Register 04 PM UTC

Instructor: Leon Nogueira, M.Sc.

Leon Nogueira is a Mechanical Engineer with a M.Sc. from the Polytechnic School of University of São Paulo (POLI-USP). He joined ESSS in 2012 as a CAE Applications Specialist, first in the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) group and now in the Discrete Element Method (DEM) group on the Rocky DEM technical team.

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